Add broad statement about the digital divide. How these programs serve as an equalizer to those no matter the age, demographic, income, etc. We provide computer literacy training for seniors, coding for teens and PC Troubleshooting for young adults. Our community programs make sure that everyone has access to free computer training.
CETAT provides virtual individual computer literacy training to seniors. Instruction include, how to use your cell phone / tablet, setting up and using email and communicating with family and friends with social media. Many seniors also use this time to get assistance with resume development and job searching.
To participate, seniors sign-up for individual 30 minutes appointments where they receive 1 on 1 training with CETAT instructors. They are encouraged to bring their own devices or use the computers at the library. Some instruction is provided by Prince George’s County High School and Prince George’s Community College students.
The Create Initiative is a summer program that introduces youth to digital media related to web design, coding, digital photography, videography and music. In 2020, The Create Initiative delivered its first virtual summer program. Students were able to connect and receive instruction via Zoom.
Students develop websites using HTML and WordPress. They will create programs using Python. They will also create and edit images, videos and music using various applications. In addition to technology training, a focus of this program is to also provide professional development training and coaching to youth.
We are now accepting applications for the 2021 Create Initiative. Please click here to register – REGISTRATION
CETAT provides after-school programming to elementary, middle and high school students located in Montgomery County, Baltimore City, Howard County and Prince George’s County Maryland. Activities include, but are not limited to: Coding, Video Production, Microsoft Office, PC Repair and Tutoring.
CETAT provides workforce development training to organizations seeking to create or and enhance their job development programs. Our workforce development program provide instruction that can lead to industry standard IT certifications. Upon completion students will be prepared for entry level jobs as computer support specialist, administrative support professionals and web developers.
The Entrepreneur Business Incubator Program is for youth who reside in Prince George’s County Maryland who want to develop a business. This program will provide instruction on business plans, marketing and evaluation. Participants will develop business cards, websites, as well as other relevant materials.